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Buju touches down for Unity Festival | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Buju touches down for Unity Festival | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Reggae headliner Buju Banton touched down at LF Wade International Airport this afternoon at about 4.15pm.The hotly anticipated arrival came after a top reggae star made a last-minute cancellation of his appearance at tomorrow’s Unity Festival.Organisers said Wayne Wonder was no longer on the bill "due to circumstances beyond their control".They added his inability to perform was caused by "an external conflict that has nothing to do with the Unity Festival organisers".A spoke
The Royal Gazette, 2 days ago

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Greenpeace issues dire warning on plastics | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Environment

Greenpeace issues dire warning on plastics | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Environment

Bermuda

An area of the Sargasso Sea is more polluted with microplastic than a notorious high pollution part of the Pacific, researchers said yesterday.The shock news came as environmental group Greenpeace revealed the results of a two- week survey of the Sargasso Sea, about 600 miles south-east of Bermuda.Arlo Hemphill, the senior oceans campaigner for Greenpeace USA, said: "We had at least one sample that had higher amounts of plastic than anything we found in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch."
The Royal Gazette, 5 days ago

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Vulnerable war veteran families cry foul | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Vulnerable war veteran families cry foul | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

A war veteran’s family are owed $20,000 in unpaid benefits and are struggling to make ends meet, they said yesterday.Kerrie Aubrey, whose 86-year-old mother Maureen has spent the last month in hospital, said the family have been forced to pay interest only on the mortgage for their home.She said she believed the War Veterans Pensions Commission was "using any excuse to delay making payments".Ms Aubrey said yesterday: "This can’t go on. It used to work fine, but since March it got wor
The Royal Gazette, 6 days ago

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Young Achiever: summer to remember for Aisha | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Young Achiever: summer to remember for Aisha | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

An art-loving Egyptian schoolgirl on vacation in Bermuda spent her summer as a volunteer at the Masterworks gallery.Aisha Grant, 17, who came to the island to visit her Bermudian relatives, signed up to help with the children’s summer art and education camp at the Botanical Gardens art gallery.The young artist, originally from Cairo, explained that she spent two weeks in July working alongside other young people and assisting older volunteers, before flying back to England, where she now li
The Royal Gazette, 7 days ago

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Why you need a will - and how to get one | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Personal Finance

Why you need a will - and how to get one | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Personal Finance

Bermuda

We all want to do nice things for our loved ones. We go on family trips and celebrate life’s wins together. It’s sometimes difficult for us to consider the bad things that can happen in life, but we still have to be prepared. That’s why having a will is so important! Not having a will in place leaves room for arguments among your loved ones and anyone else who might pop up wanting a piece of your stuff. That’s not okay! The last thing you want to do is add more stress to their lives after you’re g
The Royal Gazette, 8 days ago

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Ascendant shareholders back takeover | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Ascendant shareholders back takeover | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Shareholders of Ascendant Group Ltd have approved a takeover bid by a Canadian utilities group.They gave overwhelming backing to the bid from Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp, in a meeting at the Hamilton Princess Hotel and Beach Club this morning.Peter Durhager, the chairman of Ascendant’s board of directors, told shareholders in attendance that of those who voted 99 per cent had supported the transaction. Ian Robinson, the chief executive of Algonquin, said the company was "very
The Royal Gazette, 9 days ago

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Rawlins selected for ICC T20 squad | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Cricket

Rawlins selected for ICC T20 squad | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Cricket

Bermuda

Delray Rawlins, the Sussex all-rounder, has been selected to play for Bermuda in the ICC Twenty20 Americas Qualifier, which starts next weekend.Rawlins’s availability was confirmed yesterday by the Bermuda Cricket Board, the player named in a 16-man squad which will be captained by Dion Stovell. Rawlins has been involved in Vitality Blast T20 matches with the Sussex first team this week, their next match tonight against Middlesex. Bermuda will host the United States, Canada and Cayman Islan
The Royal Gazette, 10 days ago

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Teen hurt in jet ski collision | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Teen hurt in jet ski collision | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

A teenager was seriously injured yesterday in a jet ski accident off Somerset Bridge after he struck the anchor of a moored yacht, according to police.The 17-year-old local male hit the vessel’s stern anchor near Robinson’s Marina at about 6pm, and was brought to shore by the captain of the yacht.He was taken by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment, where he was today reported to be in critical but stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit.Inquiries continue
The Royal Gazette, 11 days ago

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To leave or not to leave? | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Robin Trimingham

To leave or not to leave? | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Robin Trimingham

Bermuda

If there is one thing that hurts more than trying to smile when your feet hurt, it’s dragging yourself in to work every day to do a job you can’t stand. There are many reasons why you might be feeling this way; some might be legitimate complaints regarding working conditions, but many might be of your own making. A 2018 Randstad US survey revealed that more than 60 per cent of the respondents were actively planning to leave their current place of employment due to a toxic boss. With the average wo
The Royal Gazette, 13 days ago

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Your chance to become the manager | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Soccer

Your chance to become the manager | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Soccer

Bermuda

The Royal Gazette Fantasy League is back for a sixth year with the start of the English Premier League season only four days away.Newly minted European champions Liverpool get the season under way with a home match against Norwich City, promoted as winners of the Sky Bet Championship in 2018-19.Champions Manchester City, who held off Liverpool in an enthralling title race, start their defence away to West Ham United on Saturday and the opening week is brought to its conclusion at Sunday tea
The Royal Gazette, 14 days ago

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